Does your staff feel safe while working in your building? You may think so, but don’t be surprised if they don’t. That’s what Honeywell Corp discovered in their commissioned study on the perceptions workers have when it comes to health and safety in the workplace. If that’s surprising you should know that air purification restores […]

19 Apr 2021

Great emphasis has been placed on indoor air quality during the pandemic and for good reason. The virus that causes COVID-19 spreads, at least in part, through aerosol transmission. Therefore, it makes sense that facilities managers would focus on the efficiency of heating, ventilation, and cooling systems. However, maintaining these systems is important for other […]

30 Mar 2021

The effort to reopen schools as we fight the COVID-19 pandemic has not been easy. It has taken cooperation from agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization. ASHRAE has contributed valuable information and guidelines to get schools back open too. Pure Air Control’s IAQ Guard also helps school administrators […]

Legionella bacteria exist in lakes, streams, and other bodies of freshwater. While they thrive in many natural environments, they can also transfer to buildings through plumbing systems. This bacteria causes an infection of the respiratory system called Legionnaires’ disease which can be fatal in some cases. Legionella risk increases after buildings sit empty for long […]

Building managers put much time and money into improving indoor air quality. These efforts doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic when disinfecting efforts increased. Managers also pay more attention to how HVAC concerns impact IAQ. Air purifier performance is another important tool in the fight against viruses and other pathogens, but not all commercial air purifiers […]

Increased occupancy leads to higher building carbon dioxide levels. With proper ventilation, this isn’t a problem. However, poor ventilation impacts indoor air quality which is made even more unsafe by viruses. It is established science that the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads by aerosol transmission. The coronavirus attaches to tiny droplets expelled by coughing and sneezing. Once […]

Businesses have been reopening around the country at an encouraging pace. As the number of reopening’s increases, business owners must do so in ways that emphasize occupant safety. Commercial businesses such as gyms, bars, spas, and restaurants must protect their staff and patrons. Schools and universities need to protect their staff and students. This requires […]